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iOS Build a Simple iPhone App (iOS7) Getting Started Assign String to a Label

Ben Howell
Ben Howell
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What is an IBAction return type?

Please help i am stuck on this challenge!

3 Answers

Well instead of giving you the answer, lets look at how to create a method with a void return type.

- (void) thisMethodIsATest {
       NSLog(@"Test");
}

Notice that the - (void) section of the method denotes it as a voided method, or a method without a return type.

I hope this helps :)

if you are saying like in this example - (IBAction)button:(id)sender { } it doesnt return anything ,you just assign the button do an action Ben Howell

Actually IBAction is the return type in your example :)

Ryan ackermanm you right

(IBAction)button:(id)sender { }

  • It takes in the sender ( basically whoever triggered the method)
  • It returns IBAction ( the type of action that took place e.g touch up inside)